April at the Family Centre
March 30, Friday & April 2, Monday: Good Friday and Easter Monday
The Family Centre will be CLOSED
.April 9, Monday (AM Drop-In) & April 12, Thursday (PM Baby Drop-In):Storytime with the VPL Librarian Come meet our librarian and enjoy songs, rhymes, and stories! April 24, Tuesday: STAFF PROFESSIONAL DAY
The Family Centre and all CCC programs will be CLOSED
Looking for Keen Gardeners!
The Family Centre has a plot in the community garden near the playground and we are looking for parents who are interested in exploring growth and development from a gardening perspective! Ask Flora for more info.
Literacy through Music Program
We are very pleased to welcome Adam Smith to our playroom to sing, dance and play. No registration required and everyone welcomed!
Circles of Care and Connection Program & Update
, or phone 778 372 6604
The CCC team would like to thank everyone who made donations for our newly arrived refugee families.
Teddy Bear Clinic
On March 15, UBC Teddy Bear Clinic came during our AM Drop-In. Children brought their favorite stuffed animal (or borrowed one from the UBC program) and, together with a medical student, took care of their stuffy using many of the real gadgets that doctors often use. This clinic is a way of addressing fears a child may have about their medical care, by providing a fun, positive, and interactive play experience at a pretend doctor’s visit.
Looking forward to May....
May 1 - June 8, Tuesdays 1-3 PM and Fridays 9:30 -11:30 AM: ABC Time On these days, we close off part of our playroom to run a small kindergarten readiness program. The drop-in is still open, but the play space is smaller! For more information about our ABC program, please speak with Ewa or Maria. A family centre membership is required in order to participate.
May 14, Monday: AM Drop-In Toddler Round Up Come speak to a Public Health Nurse regarding toddler development (i.e. nutrition, speech, behaviour, teeth, vision).
May Membership Month is Coming!
You are welcome to beat the rush and renew or purchase your annual membership of $45 in April! Speak to staff to find out more!
Congratulations to Martina Waldkirch! She is the winner of the Gift of Flight from WestJet. Thank you to all who contributed and supported Savour Our Neighbourhood 2018. You helped to make it a great success! We couldn't have done it without the dedicated efforts of our board and volunteers, and the generous donations of food, beverage, and servers from our local restaurants, breweries, and wineries.
Pictured celebrating above isour Financial Administrator, Marjorie,
Winner of the Gift of Flight, Martina and our Executive Director, Gini.
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